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University of Florida clarinetist competes internationally

The University of Florida has a laundry list of accomplishments ranging from athletics to academics. The clarinet program at UF’s School of Music is often recognized for its prestigious reputation. As Erica Cordell reports, one UF clarinetist will represent the university at an international clarinet competition at the end of …

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Shands celebrates a half-a-million dollar gift for new pediatric oncology/hematology unit

Shands Children’s Hospital at the University of Florida celebrated the opening of its new Pediatric Oncology Unit on Thursday. The NASCAR and V Foundations combined their efforts to donate $500,000 toward renovations. WUFT-FM’s Patrick Colden spoke with V Foundation CEO Nick Valvano about his organization’s contribution to the unit. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/oncology.mp3]

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Solar Decathlon Europe heats up in Spain for UF students

This weekend, 31 University of Florida students are participating in an international solar energy competition. UF is one of 17 universities in the world to compete in the 2010 Solar Decathlon Europe. As WUFT-FM’s Erica Cordell reports, the goal of the ten day race is to finish a completely solar …

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Sea Turtle Researchers Prepare For The Worst From BP Oil Spill

No one is watching the traveling oil plumes in the Gulf of Mexico more than David Godfrey. Godfrey is the Executive Director of the Caribbean Conservation Corporation, which next week will change its name to “The Sea Turtle Conservancy”. This not-for-profit organization is continuing the turtle research and conservation efforts …

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UF Law Students Raise Funds & Awareness About Child Abuse

This week is “Child Abuse Awareness Week” and the University of Florida Levin College of Law’s Family Law Society organization is striving to combat the rising number of cases of child abuse both locally and statewide. On Tuesday they sold black and blue ribbons in the law school court yard …

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Lessons Learned From Five Year Old Terry Schiavo Case

March 31st marks the five-year anniversary of the high-profile passing of St. Petersburg resident Terri Schiavo. Schiavo suffered irreversible brain damage which left her in a vegetative state. The Terri Schiavo case attracted national media attention. It also raised serious questions about just who and how to make decisions on …

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